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Momence, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Momence had a population of 3,230 as of July 1, 2016. Momence ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Momence is located at latitude 41.1636 and longitude -87.6635 in Kankakee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Momence (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Kankakee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 627 feet.

The City of Momence (GNIS ID: 2395368) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Momence is located within Township of Ganeer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kankakee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Momence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Momence: Lorain.

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Momence, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,230
Population in Households 3,099
Population in Familes 2,526
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density1 2,108
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,170
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 786
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 741 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 429 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $132,324
Average Home Value $145,277


Median Household Income $45,666
Average Household Income $56,537
Per Capita Income $22,513
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.39%
Households -0.3% -0.38%
Families -0.56% -0.46%
Median Household Income   -0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Momence, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Momence to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 428 69th
Population Density1 # 249 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 147 89th
Median Household Income # 944 31st
Per Capita Income # 1010 26th

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